Yuma amassed 3,429 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Yuma’s arrest rate was 559.25 per 100,000 residents. The county of Yuma is 24.32% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 149 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Yuma also experienced 1,001 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Coconino and Maricopa, Yuma is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Yuma, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 521 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Yuma, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Yuma, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Yuma has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Yuma experienced 149 violent crimes and 1,001 non-violent crimes. When comparing Yuma to the national average of 739.02, Yuma is lower by 24.32% than the national average.